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Liberal MP for Don Valley West (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 54% of the vote.

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Interparliamentary Delegations Mr. Speaker, pursuant to Standing Order 34(1) I have the honour to present to the House, in both official languages, the report of the Canada-Africa Parliamentary ...

Posted on Twitter +60 St. Monica Catholic School students on #Parliament Hill with me today before they dashed off to the Supreme Cou… https://t.co/MfUoCRfKnj

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #649 on Bill S-210 Amend Amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, the Civil Marriage Act and the Criminal ...

Voted Yes on Vote #648 on Bill C-374 Amend the Historic Sites and Monuments Act (composition of the Board)

Posted on Twitter Pleasure to have @AllanMRock, @lloydaxworthy and @Paulheinbecker at this afternoon’s #HumanRights Caucus meeting, a… https://t.co/lIu4cc7ao7

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #647 on Bill C-68 Amend the Fisheries Act and other Acts in consequence

Posted on Twitter Thanks to folks who braved the weather to attend a fundraiser I held for the local #DVW campaign of my friend and c… https://t.co/HONH5mnEXC

Posted on Twitter Proud to stand with my friend and colleague @Kathleen_Wynne at the opening of her campaign office in Don Valley Wes… https://t.co/sS3zwzwX7R

A week ago

Posted on Twitter @HBKidsHospital @SOOntario @ONsafety @CanadianArmy @Toronto_Fire

Posted on Twitter @AdventureValley @ServiceCanada_E @GGyouthcentre @Pedalheads @TIRFrugby @tacsports1 @TIFF_NET @cfccreates… https://t.co/Z5cWMc9Imd

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the 18th report of the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration entitled “Road to ...

Voted Yes on Vote #646 on Bill S-232 Respecting Canadian Jewish Heritage Month

Voted Yes on Vote #645 on Bill C-344 Amend the Department of Public Works and Government Services Act (community benefit)

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Immigration and Refugee Board's Appointment, Training and Complaint Processes I don't want the members to move for a minute. There are a couple of things I want to let you know. I'll let you know ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Supplementary Estimates (C), 2017-18 Mr. Speaker, I am not sure it is a point of order or a question of privilege. There are a large number of members of Parliament ...

Spoke in the House on Canadian National Institute for the Blind Mr. Speaker, as the hon. member just said, today marks the 100th anniversary of the CNIB. For100 years, the CNIB has provided innovative programs and vital ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the following two reports of the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration: the 16th report, entitled ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by indiablooms Canada: Republic Day celebrations are a depiction of unity in diversity of India, says Indian Consulate General in ... Dinesh Bhatia, Consul General of India, Toronto, senior officials from the Consulate, dignitaries like John Tory, Mayor of Toronto; MP Rob Oliphant; Dipika Damerla, Ontario Mi media nister of Seniors Affairs in the Cabinet of Premier Kathlaneen Wynne ...

Mentioned by indiablooms Canada: Republic Day celebrations are a depiction of unity in diversity of India, says Indian Consulate General in ... Dinesh Bhatia, Consul General of India, Toronto, senior officials from the Consulate, dignitaries like John Tory, Mayor of Toronto; MP Rob Oliphant; Dipika Damerla, Ontario Mi media nister of Seniors Affairs in the Cabinet of Premier Kathlaneen Wynne ...

Spoke in the House on Black History Month Mr. Speaker, Black History Month provides members of Parliament with the opportunity to thank some of our most remarkable community leaders. They are people like Pat ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I believe that if you seek it, you will find unanimous consent for the following motion. I move: That the Twelfth Report of the ...

Spoke in the House on Mona Piper Mr. Speaker, for 43 years, Mona Piper, Toronto's longest-serving school crossing guard, helped generations of students cross the road on their way to and from Maurice ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by Hill Times Diplomatic dos: Labour Minister Hajdu marks Finland's centenary; Kazakhstan, Qatar celebrate Liberal MP Rob Oliphant, Finnish Ambassador Vesa Lehtonen, and Liberal MP Don Rusnak at Finland's 100th Independence Day celebration at the ambassador's home on Dec. 6. Photograph courtesy of Cynthia Münster. Pirjetta Manninen, spouse of the ambassador ...

Mentioned by The South Bayview Bulldog Lose your keys on Millwood? Here's a late photo/video mix MP Rob Oliphant had Premier Wynne at his side (and two gentlemen) for pictures at his New Year's levee Saturday at the Toronto Botanical Gardens on Lawrence Ave. Nice. But seriously, did you lose your keys on Millwood Rd. between Cleveland St. and ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Hill Times 'Saddened and distressed': political Ottawa reacts to deaths of Apotex's Barry and Honey Sherman During the visit on Nov. 29, Liberal MP Rob Oliphant (Don Valley West, Ont.) said he struck up a conversation with Ms. Sherman, who resided in his Toronto-area riding, where she was her usual “passionate” self. It would be their last conversation ...

Mentioned by Hill Times 'Saddened and distressed': political Ottawa reacts to deaths of Apotex's Barry and Honey Sherman 29, Liberal MP Rob Oliphant (Don Valley West, Ont.) said he struck up a conversation with Ms. Sherman, who resided in his Toronto-area riding, where she was her usual “passionate” self. It would be their last conversation together. Ms. Sherman, 70, was ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Federal Government Policies and Guidelines Regarding Medical Inadmissibility of Immigrants I'm afraid that's the end of your time. I just want to clarify to the committee what I said about the request for information. This committee ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Subject Matter of Supplementary Estimates (B) 2016-17: Votes 1b and 5b under ... Good afternoon. I'm very happy to call to order the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security's 49th meeting in this Parliament and to welcome ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-22 Good afternoon. I call to order the 46th meeting of the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security for the consideration of Bill C-22, An ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Bill C-233 You, as members of this committee, have the chance to do the same thing we are modelling for you today, which is to work collaboratively to ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill S-201 Thank you, Mr. Chair. I will begin the presentation. Thank you, Mr. Chair and all the members of the committee, for this opportunity to appear before ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-22 Thank you, Deputy. I hope you see our committee as effective, and now magnanimous as well. I don't want the committee to move for a minute. ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Canada's National Security Framework I'm rusty at this. It's kind of fun. Thank you for your work, and because Mr. Karanicolas is here, I want to spend a bit of ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-607 An Act to establish the office of the Veterans' Ombudsman

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-533 An Act respecting a Srebrenica Remembrance Day